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Staff Picks: Summer Reading Recommendations

By Julie Hale on June 25, 2019

If you’re in need of a reading recommendation for the summer, you’ve come to the right place! Check out our latest staff selection.  Happy summer — and happy reading! Fredrik Backman’s novel My Grandmother Asked Me to Tell You She’s Sorry (Washington Square Press, 2016) tells the story of a remar...

Washington University Libraries Welcome Summer Interns

By Julie Hale on June 24, 2019

Washington University Libraries’ 2019 summer interns, Mashoud Kaba (left) and Alayzha Jordan (right), began their tenure on June 1. They’ll be involved with the Libraries’ internship program through July 31. Alayzha is a senior majoring in film and media studies. Mashoud is a se...

Staff Picks: Summer Reading Recommendations

By Julie Hale on June 17, 2019

If you’re in need of a reading recommendation for the summer, you’ve come to the right place! Check out our latest staff selection.  Happy summer — and happy reading! How many of us dream of reinventing ourselves? Writer Lee Israel did just that when she turned to a life of crime as a literary fo...

Staff Picks: Summer Reading Recommendations

By Julie Hale on June 7, 2019

If you’re in need of a reading recommendation for the summer, you’ve come to the right place! Check out our latest staff selection. Happy summer—and happy reading!   Murder, theft, poisonings, investigations, riches gained, stolen, and lost: this sounds like the plot of a typical thriller no...

Washington University Libraries Welcome Leland Deeds

By ksinger on April 30, 2019

The Washington University Libraries have appointed Leland Deeds as the new Associate University Librarian overseeing the Collection Management and Access Services Division, effective May 1. As leader of the division, Deeds manages the full collection life cycle, from selection, acquisition, and t...

University Libraries Award 2019 NEXT Scholarships and Grants

By Jennifer Killion on April 15, 2019

The Washington University Libraries have awarded the second annual Newman Exploration Travel Fund (NEXT) scholarships and grants. More than 100 applications were received from Washington University faculty, staff, undergraduate, and graduate students. The 2019 NEXT scholarships and grants were aw...

Staff Picks: Reading Recommendations

By Michael Schaefer, History and Religious Studies Librarian on August 31, 2018

If you’re in need of a reading recommendation for the long weekend, you’ve come to the right place! Check out our latest staff selection. Happy reading! You consider yourself an informed citizen: you’re well read on current events, and you’ve been trained in logic and argumentation. B...

Staff Picks: Summer Reading Recommendations

By Karen Olson, Music Library Associate, Gaylord Music Library on August 9, 2018

If you’re in need of a reading recommendation for the summer, you’ve come to the right place! Check out our latest staff selection.  Happy summer — and happy reading! Tim Falconer, author of Bad Singer (House of Anansi Press, 2016), loves music. He cherishes fantasies of singing his favorite song...

Staff Picks: Summer Reading Recommendations

By Kate Sathi, Collections Services Librarian on August 2, 2018

If you’re in need of a reading recommendation for the summer, you’ve come to the right place! Check out our latest staff selection. Happy summer — and happy reading! As a longtime fan of George Saunders’ short stories, I was excited to pick up his first novel, Lincoln in the Bardo (Random House, ...